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Following the promotion of Mr Andrew Buop,the principal Maseno School to the position of Education ambassador in New York, USA the Ministry of Education has necessitated transfer and elevation of principals.
The vacancy left by Mr Buop in Maseno School will be filled by the Principal Kabianga High Dr Joash Aloo.
Mr. Peter Owino,the principal Baringo High school will head to Kabianga High School in Kericho County to Replace Dr Aloo.
The transfers come barely two months after the Ministry transfered the principal of Kerongorori High School’s Mrs Tabitha Mogoi to Riambase in Nyamache Sub-county to fill the post of the school’s former principal who died early this year.
Her transfer paved way for the former principal of Botoro Secondary School in Marani Sub-county.
The principal of Nduru Girls School, Grace Onyango was transferred to Rabura Mixed Secondary School in Siaya County.
Speaking at Kerongorori Secondary School, Kenyenya Sub-county Quality Assurance and Standards Officer Mr. Isaiah Sairiki said that the teachers ‘were a normal routine’ teachers like any other civil servants, adding that they have to move depending on the directives from their employer.
Mr Sairiki asked the principals to work with dedication in their new stations.
Other principals who faced transfers early last month include the principal of Tarang’anya High School in Migori County Mr. Aliva who was moved to Terem High school to replace Mr. Benard Wamanga who was moved to Kivaywa Secondary School in Kakamega County.
The latest principal to be transfered is Madam Juliana Kirui of Kipsigis Girls. Her transfer led to closure of the school last month due to students unrest, who were not okay with the move.
The school was well led by her, enabling 96 percent of students in the last KCSE exam to Excell to university. She has been Transfered to Moi High School Eldoret